AARP Speakers Available on Wide Range of Topics

Posted on 01/27/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

About AARP The AARP Virginia Speakers Bureau delivers presentations and workshops on a wide range of topics, such as fraud and scam prevention, difficult conversations about driving, making your home safe and livable for a lifetime, and making the most of what’s next in your life. AARP encourages members to keep this in mind when planning programs for organizations and church groups in their communities—and particularly welcomes invitations from those who want to know how AARP helps Virginians 50-plus live their best …

Speakers Available to Talk About Fraud Prevention

Posted on 01/12/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

About AARP Protect Yourself from Fraud and Identity Theft Con artists don’t care how hard you worked. They steal billions from Americans like you every year. We’re fighting back with the AARP Fraud Watch Network. Beginning April 1, our trained speakers are ready to discuss fraud and identity theft with community groups, conferences, clubs, or professional organizations free of charge. We’ll share an inside look at how scammers think, how to safeguard against identity theft and fraud, first-hand accounts from victims, and …

Senior Living in Alexandria TV show

Posted on 10/1/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

About AARP Senior Services of Alexandria’s October TV program, Senior Living in Alexandria, features AARP Virginia State President Bob Blancato talking about long-term care; cooking with Chef Hans and highlights from the September Speaker Series on Seniors and Their Pets! Check it out. Senior Living in Alexandria program that airs Sundays at 2:00 p.m. on Alexandria Comcast Channel 70 and also on Youtube.    

Annual Community Food Drive

Posted on 09/15/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

About AARP During the week of September 7th, AARP volunteers, staff, and members contributed thousands of pounds of food to local food pantries.

Recruitment for Create The Good Volunteers in Fredericksburg

Posted on 06/25/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

About AARP If you had the chance to help a neighbor, solve a community problem, or advocate for a cause you care about, would you do it? AARP Virginia Values Your Experience. Through AARP you can use your experience, talent, and creativity to make an impact in your community — and meet some new friends along the way! As an AARP volunteer you can direct your passion for making a difference to enhance the quality of life for people 50+ in the …

New Scorecard Says Virginia Needs Improvement To Serve Older, Disabled Residents

Posted on 06/19/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

About AARP More must be done to improve long-term services and supports, especially support for Family Caregivers Virginia ranks 19th when it comes to meeting the long-term care needs of older residents, but AARP warns more must be done, at an accelerated pace, to improve quality of life and quality of care, support for family caregivers, and effective transitions. This is according to a new, comprehensive state-by-state Scorecard from AARP with support from the nation’s leading organizations behind quality long-term care, The …